Charcoal is an item introduced in Generation II that boosts the power of -type moves of the Pokémon who is holding the Charcoal by 20%. They can be bought for 9800 Pokédollars and can be sold for 4900 Pokédollars.
- In the Johto region games, Charcoals can be found in Azalea Town and it can be found in Pokémon Crystal and Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver in the location Ruins of Alph.
- In the Hoenn region games, one can be found in Lavaridge Town.
- In Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, it is used as a Game Corner prize.
- In the Sinnoh region games, it is found in Route 227.
- In Unova: in Black and White, it can be found in Nacrene City by speaking to a person on the bottom left building and by answering Tepig. One can also be found in Route 16, but will require a Pokémon with Strength. In Black 2 and White 2, it can be found in Castelia City in the battle company or in northern area's first building to the right.